Koppers Holdings (KOP) Shares Rose While Ironwood Investment Management Upped Its Holding; Bhp Group Limited (BHP) Shareholder Moore Capital Management LP Cut Position by $2.50 Million

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Ironwood Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) by 26.19% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ironwood Investment Management Llc bought 18,890 shares as the company’s stock rose 31.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 91,011 shares of the forest products company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.55 million, up from 72,121 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ironwood Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Koppers Holdings Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $535.50 million market cap company. The stock increased 2.48% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $26.06. About 432,097 shares traded or 78.84% up from the average. Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) has declined 34.93% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.30% the S&P500. Some Historical KOP News: 10/04/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC – KOPPERS EXPECTS ACQUISITION TO BE ACCRETIVE TO EARNINGS PER SHARE IN 2018; 03/05/2018 – Koppers 1Q EPS 81c; 10/04/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC – ON ADJUSTED BASIS ACQUISITION EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE ANNUALIZED RUN RATE OF $0.40 TO $0.50 PER SHARE IN 2019; 03/05/2018 – Koppers Sees 2018 Adj EPS $4.05-Adj EPS $4.25; 10/04/2018 – Koppers Sees 2018 Capex $60M-$70M; 10/04/2018 – Koppers Unit to Buy Industrial Unit of Cox Industries for $200 Million; 10/04/2018 – Koppers Sees Annualized Run Rate of 40c-50c in 2019; 19/04/2018 – DJ Koppers Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KOP); 10/04/2018 – Koppers Had Seen 2018 Sales $1.7 Billion; 10/04/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC – KOPPERS INC SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE INDUSTRIAL DIVISION OF COX INDUSTRIES FOR APPROXIMATELY $200 MLN IN CASH

Moore Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Bhp Group Limited (BHP) by 53.65% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moore Capital Management Lp sold 52,086 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.89% with the market. The hedge fund held 45,000 shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.17 million, down from 97,086 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moore Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Bhp Group Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $189.44 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $52.12. About 2.22M shares traded. BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) has risen 20.42% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.05% the S&P500. Some Historical BHP News: 17/05/2018 – Australia is “mobilised” to tackle wine hold-up at China customs – minister; 27/03/2018 – Mexico’s Pemex to operate two shallow water projects with partners; 08/03/2018 – Chile’s Codelco receives approval for $1 bln desalination plant; 19/04/2018 – BHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecast; 22/03/2018 – BHP sees limited impact on steel market from U.S. new tariffs -exec; 23/04/2018 – BHP Billiton Federal Court in Brazil Gives 66 More Days for Samarco Damn Settlement; 09/04/2018 – Correction to Market Talk on BHP; 11/04/2018 – BHP BILLITON PLC BLT.L : DEUTSCHE BANK RAISES TO BUY FROM HOLD; 21/03/2018 – AriDeka Adds BHP, Exits Ontex, Cuts Reckitt Benckiser; 06/03/2018 – CERAWEEK-Mexican offshore Trion project partners weigh floating oil facility

Moore Capital Management Lp, which manages about $44.02B and $2.53B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lennar Corp by 20,000 shares to 170,000 shares, valued at $5.33 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in First Bancorp P R (NYSE:FBP) by 2.97 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 7.10 million shares, and has risen its stake in Gardner Denver Hldgs Inc.

More notable recent BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Commodity Prospects Of Rio Tinto Versus BHP Billiton – Seeking Alpha” on March 04, 2019, also Investingnews.com with their article: “Vale: The Politics and Consequences of Córrego do Feijão – Investing News Network” published on March 04, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, BHP, Coca-Cola, Monster Beverage, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Toll Brothers and More – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BHP plans more drilling in Trinidad after gas finds – Seeking Alpha” published on March 14, 2019 as well as Investingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Zinc Climbs on Supply Worries | INN – Investing News Network” with publication date: March 15, 2019.

Investors sentiment is 0.72 in 2018 Q4. Its the same as in 2018Q3. It is the same, as 29 investors sold KOP shares while 50 reduced holdings. only 19 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 18.99 million shares or 7.99% more from 17.59 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Wells Fargo Mn has invested 0% in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). Ubs Asset Management Americas holds 15,958 shares. Raymond James & Associates invested in 10,713 shares or 0% of the stock. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 0% of its portfolio in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). Credit Suisse Ag owns 16,330 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mason Street Ltd Limited Liability Company has 6,369 shares. Aqr Management Lc holds 0% in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) or 10,046 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 36,000 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Voya Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Com owns 0% invested in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) for 36,527 shares. Indexiq Advisors Limited Co stated it has 51,136 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Us Bank & Trust De stated it has 599 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Aperio Grp Inc Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 36,695 shares. Victory Cap Mngmt accumulated 37,800 shares or 0% of the stock. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust, a New Jersey-based fund reported 21,000 shares. 15,637 are held by Zebra Capital Management.

Since November 12, 2018, it had 9 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.83 million activity. Sullivan James A. also bought $82,150 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Monday, December 17. ZUGAY MICHAEL bought $171,000 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Tuesday, December 18. NEUPAVER ALBERT J also bought $103,750 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Monday, November 19. McCormack Mark R sold $42,100 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Thursday, December 20. Shares for $867,500 were bought by Johnson R. Michael. $18,500 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) was bought by Dowd Joseph P.

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